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June 2015

Art Unequalled: Prestigious Exhibition Returns

Interview: Kristina from Strictly


Local Arts Scene: Ely

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Theatre Royal -Norwich

What’s On



Norwich Puppet Theatre Competition

36 Cinema City Competition


Riverside Theatre

37 Gt. Yarmouth Arts Festival

Cover Story


Kid’s Corner - Children’s Arts Festival

38-39 Southwold Arts Festival


26-27 Coffee & a Chat - Kristina Rihanoff

Editor’s Letter

Art Unequalled


Visual Arts


Fairhaven Green Festival


What’s On Listings

8-9 Visual Arts News

Local Arts Scene


Artists On View


Ely Photos


Artist Profile – David Green


Ely Introduction


Suffolk Open Studios/Riverside Art & Glass


Ely Cathedral


Delia Tournay-Godfrey/Mary Bishop








Gainsborough’s House


Alby Craft/Doodle Pots Competition


Mile Hill Gallery





Music News


Kaiser Chiefs Competition


Stained Glass Museum


Sheringham & Cromer Choral Society


Isle of Ely Arts Festival


Concerts at Cratfield


Interview With Paul Trepte


Cambridge Early Music


Ely Folk Festival


St Lawrence’s Centre


Win a Meal at Ta Bouche


Arts Council


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Editor’s Letter

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Sales: Gary Enderby

Welcome to the June edition of

are lucky to have a number of excellent

ARTSeast Magazine.

classical concerts coming up in our

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region including Cambridge Early Music,

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With the summer upon us, there is really

Concerts at Cratfield and Sheringham

nowhere better to be than our beautiful

and Cromer Choral Society.

region of the country with its beaches,

We also caught up with Kristina Rihanoff

festivals and excellent theatres.

from Strictly Come Dancing who is

Our cover feature this month focuses on

appearing alongside her fellow TV star

Art Unequalled - an excellent exhibition

Robin Windsor in Puttin' On The Ritz at

selling the very best handmade art and

Norwich Theatre Royal.

crafts including ceramics. glass,

This month we have some great

sculpture, textiles, jewellery, paintings,

competitions to win tickets to see Kaiser

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furniture and much more.

Chiefs at Newmarket, film tickets to

Town & Country Printers

This month's local arts scene focuses on

Cinema City, the chance to paint a plate

the Cambridgeshire city of Ely, home to

at Doodle Pots in Holt or win a family

one of the most famous cathedrals in the

ticket to Norwich Puppet Theatre, plus our


country, plus a wealth of galleries,

usual meal out at a top local restaurant.

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festivals and restaurants.

Finally, we have exciting news at

Melvyn Veness

Festival season is in full swing and we

ARTSeast - this month we are moving to

take a look at the Southwold Arts Festival,

bigger offices still in Diss and will keep

Fairhaven Green Festival and the Great

you updated with our new address.

Yarmouth Festival in particular. We also

Happy Reading‌..

ss Sarah VeneEditor Cover image: Where shall I go by Sally Dunham (Art Unequalled)

Carol Tunmore

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Cover Story

The Finest Handmade Art and Crafts

Art Unequalled returns to The Maltings in Ely for the fifth year

welcoming for exhibitors and visitors, where the highest quality

on the weekend of October 17th-18th with what promises to

of work is on show directly presented by the artists whose

be a fantastic line up of local and national high quality artists

hands created it.'

and craftsmen. The beautiful venue of The Maltings is situated on the riverside, a short stroll from any of Ely’s free car parks.

Put the date in your diary today and you can look forward to finding an inspirational feast for the eyes! Also, keep an eye on

With something for everyone and all budgets whether you are

the website, as Sally is hoping to add some pre bookable art

looking for a small gift or a large item to adorn your home, you

workshops to the weekend, where you will be able to try your

are certain to find something at Art Unequalled to your taste. It

hand at some new skills.

is a fabulous opportunity to start your Christmas shopping and there is also the option to commission one of the talented artists to create something completely bespoke for you. You will find a fantastic range of jewellery, sculpture, glass, wood, textiles, paintings, prints, photography and mixed media work. Art Unequalled organizer, Sally Dunham, herself a sculptor,

For further details and updates, if you are interested in being an exhibitor at Art Unequalled events, or if you would like to be added to a waiting list for further information about the workshops, you can find further information at or contact Sally on 07850 286566 or

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Visual Arts

Visual Arts News Open Weekend: Curwen Print Curwen Print Study Centre at Chilford Hall, Linton invites everyone to visit the Studio over the weekend of June 6th-7th between 11am and 5pm. Tutors will be on hand to demonstrate print techniques and presses and to discuss the courses on offer. If you have a love of history there are beautiful presses dating from as far back as 1837 - if you love looking at Art both the tutors' own work and prints by famous names, John Bellany RA, Chloe Cheese MA RCA, Stanley Jones MBE, John Mills PPRBS ARCA FRSA will be available to buy as well as more affordable prints. There's opportunity to buy printmaking materials and a second hand arts book stall. Raffle tickets will be available in support of the Study Centre which will be drawn on October 17th. Every ticket is a winner with everyone receiving a print.

Holt Art Prize 2015 Once again, this year Holt Festival are holding an open art prize. It’s easy to enter, the winner receives a cheque for £1,500 and the winning work goes on to be exhibited at the prestigious Sainsbury Centre for Visual Art in Norwich in the autumn. The shortlisted works are entered into a selling exhibition held in the Auden Theatre foyer during the Festival (July 19th-26th). The closing date for entries is midnight on Sunday June 28th 2015.

For entry details please follow this link

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ARTFELLOWS 3rd Summer Exhibition Have you ever wanted the chance to show your artwork or wondered if a painting of yours would sell as part of an exhibition? To take part in the Artfellows Summer Exhibition call into the gallery in Cattle Market Street, Fakenham to register (£10.00 fee) and collect your primed board or watercolour paper. Paint your picture and then bring it back to Artfellows by July 4th where they will frame it free of charge! There’s a preview party on Sunday July 12th where you can meet other artists and see your framed painting hanging, for sale, as part of the summer exhibition. All the paintings will be for sale at the same price and be subject to a 30% commission if sold. As last year they will be asking the public to vote for their favourite painting with the artist having the most votes receiving a £50 framing voucher. Sounds like fun? Why not give it a go?

Call 01328 862000 or call into the shop for further information.

Visual Arts

Oils of East Anglia

The Aldeburgh Gallery plays host to an exhibition of oils of East Anglia by artist Steve Higton from July 9th-15th and September 3rd9th. Stephen is a Suffolk-based impressionist, landscape and seascape artist, working in traditional oil paints. His love of the East Anglian coast is depicted in his atmospheric paintings of the area. Many of these will be on show at his exhibition.His award winning works can also be found at a variety of galleries throughout East Anglia.

Cley 15 Marvellous in Ordinary Skip Art is back!

Taking place from July 2nd-August 2nd, Cley 15 is a unique opportunity for Norfolk-based artists to make and exhibit site-specific work and for visitors to see new, and original work set in the special and fabulous landscape of the North Norfolk marshes and coastline. The stunning landscape, locations and spaces of Cley-next-the-Sea and its church are inspiration and metaphorical canvas for this year’s Cley Contemporary Art exhibition, Cley15: Marvellous in Ordinary, curated by Meryl

Norfolk artist Mik Richardson is back in Great Yarmouth seafront this month painting murals on the side of skips. The Skip Art event takes place on June 13th-14th at Anchor Plaza, next to Joyland. There will even be a small skip for kids to try their hand at painting. The skip artwork is the result of a partnership between WT Skip Hire, the Greater Yarmouth Tourist Authority and Great Yarmouth Borough Council. 'We like the idea of challenging people's notions of what

Doney. '2015 is the 15th anniversary of the North Norfolk Exhibition Project and their contemporary art exhibitions,' says Meryl. 'I hope that artists and visitors alike will find it an inspirational demonstration of so much that we find marvellous – in this specific time and in this remarkable

art is and where you see it. If Banksy can create art on the side of a building, why can't we do the same on a skip?' says WT Skip Hire Director Gary Thurtle. June 2015 | 9


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Visual Arts

Artist Profile: David Green Born and educated in Norfolk, David Green nurtured a

provide lightness and breath. When layering colours I'm

passion for drawing since childhood. 'After leaving school, I

conscious of nature's atmospheric influence especially as the

spent three years at Great Yarmouth School of Art studying

sun emerges or dwindles.'

display and exhibition design before embarking on a full time career in design and marketing,' says David.

David is a member of the Norfolk & Norwich Art Circle and the Wymondham Art Society. I have always therefore looked at the world like a finished picture and been able to "see" a good picture through the lens,' says David. ‘Now it seems I am using all these skills in my pastel paintings. I have always been able to draw well, and using pastels is like drawing in colour, without waiting for it to dry.'

For several years David worked as a finished artist preparing artwork for print, mainly corporate design work and advertising. 'This was exacting work and accuracy was essential,' says David. 'This has proved invaluable throughout my career to ensure design was of a high calibre and to present work to a high standard.' Joining an Advertising Agency as an Account Executive, it was noticed that David had the skill to present advertising campaigns to clients, and so began his career in sales. It was only in later life that David began to concentrate on the fine art of soft pastel, choosing landscapes as his main subjects. 'I love being outdoors, walking the beaches or visiting the large expansive countryside of East Anglia,' says David. 'It's taken years for me to carefully study and then draw the light and shadows of this landscape. I've purposely paired down my strokes of soft pastel to provide only the essential information; creating a sense of place. My style is intentional and expressive. Thicker strokes offer weight while lighter strokes

Should you wish to purchase any of David's pictures or commission one, please call him on 01603 437503 for an initial discussion.

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Visual Arts

Let art draw you in Visit Suffolk Open Studios artists this June when they open their studios to the public over the four weekends. With 128 Suffolk artists taking part, there will be a huge range of art to view, from watercolours and acrylics, to photography and printmaking, jewellery and sculpture and much more.

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Do you have an exhibition or event coming up?

Many of the artists collaborate by creating mapped trails incorporating several studios to create a wonderful day out. Pick up your free Directory to find the complete listing of artists taking part and the many art trails that will be open Entry is free.

When? Participating studios will be open the weekends of: 6/7, 13/14, 20/21 and 27/28 June from 11am-5pm.

Art about town In the lead up to June, some of our artists will be participating in Art About Town, a scheme which collaborates with friendly local shops, cafes and restaurants allowing artists to exhibit, helping to promote their work. Keep an eye out for this in towns near you, from 18-30 May 2015.

More information For more information please visit the website: Follow us on Twitter: @suffopenstudios and Facebook. Pick up your free Suffolk Open Studio Directory, from libraries, shops, hotels and galleries to name but a few or download a PDF of the Directory from our website.

ARTSeast can help promote your exhibition to art lovers across Norfolk & Suffolk as well as Ely & Cambridge each and every month. Just call us on 01379 415002 or email



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Visual Arts

Life Drawing Inspiration

Our Beautiful Landscape

A group of Suffolk Artists celebrate ten years of working

Suffolk-based artist Mary Bishop is renowned for her

together in the life room with an exhibition of their drawings,

stunning landscape paintings. After completing a diploma in

paintings, handmade prints and sculpture. This is the fifth

fine art, Mary trained as a teacher at Birmingham University.

exhibition they have held together showing work that was

She then taught for several years in both school and adult

either produced in the life room or inspired from work that was

education environments whilst continuing to paint in both

made there.

oils and watercolour.

After art school there is little opportunity to practice life

Since moving to a village near Woodbridge in 2001 she has

drawing; with many artists saying the same thing Delia

concentrated on painting in oils and loves going for long

Tournay-Godfrey organised some days where professional

walks locally, always finding something new and inspiring in

artists could come together and work from the model. The

the Suffolk landscape, particularly the movement and

days were extremely popular and became a regular activity.

reflections in the reed beds, the shifting shingle on the

The group runs fortnightly at Ally Berry's studio in Rendlesham,

beaches and the patterns etched on the landscape by

part of Asylum Studios; it's a great space that can take up to


eight artists at a time.

Mary has exhibited in several galleries in East Anglia and

For more information contact Delia 07790 296158

with The Society of Women Artists at The Westminster Gallery in London and usually has an exhibition every year.

FROM THE MODEL an exhibition of drawing, painting, printmaking & sculpture Valerie Armstrong Sarah Baddon Price John Barham Ally Berry Chris Edmondson Kay Edwards Trish Hurley Brenda Nash Gerry Spiller Linda Thomas Delia Tournay-Godfrey Ruth Willis Emma Withers Mary Wyatt

An exhibition...

...of Mary Bishop oil paintings at ‘The Quay Gallery’, Snape Maltings from 3rd – 9th July. Entitled ‘Suffolk Landscapes,’ the work is inspired by the surrounding reed beds and coastal farmland. Open from 10am – 5pm every day,

For two weekends: July 11/12th & 18/19th 2015 11 am - 5 pm

admission is free.

Asylum Studios, Building 118, Bentwaters Park Rendlesham, Suffolk IP12 2TW

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Norwich welcomes the GoGoDragons! Following the success of GoGoGorillas! in 2013, Break Charity is firing up Norwich City centre with a blaze of dragons this summer, bringing visitors to the city, embracing creativity and ultimately raising funds with an auction at the

page, Twitter feed, Instagram or the website. The Heritage

end of the event.

Dragons will each have their own activities ranging from medieval calligraphy, flint knapping to musical soirees and

GoGoDragons! is a Wild in Art event brought to Norwich by

puppetry skills.

Break Charity, the presenting partner Norwich BID, together with supporting partners Almary Green and Aspiration Europe.

Merchandise is available through our partners Jarrolds of

Each of the 80 plus large dragon sculptures is sponsored by a

Norwich including GoGoMinis! which are replicas of five large

local business, trust or group. Seven sculptures are Heritage

GoGoDragons! Collection boxes can be downloaded through

related dragons, painted and designed by artists and

our website to allow you to collect loose change and help

community groups. The GoGoDragons! trail starts on June

donate to Break Charity too.

21st and ends on September 5th 2015.

The event culminates in a last chance to see all the dragons

The education partner for this project is The Forum Trust who

outside The Forum on September 27th-30th and then the

are adding value by extending this exciting event through to

auction with T W Gaze and Jake Humphrey on Thursday

schools, with a medium sized dragon, an additional cross

October 1st 2015. Tickets for this will be available to

curricular pack and training. This provides many educational

purchase via

and community groups with the opportunity to learn more

our website.

about the mythical, historical and local connections of Dragons, as well as embrace the creative skills needed to decorate the 3D form. They will also learn about how the money raised will help vulnerable children, young people and families across East Anglia. These dragons will hit the streets of Norwich on July 4th, and will be clustered in The Forum, Intu Chapelfield, Castle Mall, Norwich Lanes and some local independents. The dragon designs were submitted by artists in November 2014 when sponsors viewed the designs and choose their favourite one. The themes of the designs fit into the following categories – Norwich & Norfolk inspired; Characters; Nature inspired; Cult inspired; Elements and Pattern. The variety of chosen designs include: watercolour, acrylic, mosaic tiles, car parts, eagle head, rhinestones, tuppences, 3D modelling and much, much more! During the trail there are activities all over the city which are dragon related which can be followed on the dragon Facebook 14 |

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Creative genius under expansive Norfolk skies LIGHTSCAPE – HOUGHTON HALL – June 7th-October 24th For generations, artists have found inspiration under Norfolk skies – and now one of the world’s most acclaimed working today, American James Turrell, is using the county’s skyscape

Photo: Hugo Glendinning courtesy of the artist and Houghton Hall

as a canvas for his dynamic modern lightworks. 18th century Palladian water tower. Other exhibition works include the artist’s iconic light projections created in the 1960s, holograms, a series of prints and a ‘Tall Glass’ work, as well as a selection of photos illustrating Mr Turrell’s Roden Crater in Arizona – a 30-year project in which he is transforming a natural cinder volcano on the edge of a desert into a large-scale artwork from which to view celestial phenomena.

Photo: Pete Huggins

An eclectic range of the world-renowned Texas-based artist’s work, titled LightScape: James Turrell at Houghton, will be on display in the hall, stables and grounds of Houghton Hall, from June 7th until October 24th. The exhibition features a collection of lightworks and will be open from Wednesdays to Sundays, and August Bank Holiday Monday. The centrepiece is a specially created illumination of the entire west façade of the hall. The spectacular light display, which will run on Friday and Saturday evenings, will be visible from dusk until an hour after dark and will provide a unique experience as an exciting climax for visitors to the exhibition. Photo: Pete Huggins

Further exhibition highlights are two major Turrell works which are already in place at Houghton Hall - the Skyspace ‘Seldom

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St Elmo’s Breath, a space division construction, is housed in an June 2015 | 15

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In this exhibition the human presence serves as radical and modernist. subject base and represents a primary means of creativity. Visionary ideas are embedded within the varied formal language of the three exhibiting artist.

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Great Art in Suffolk Museums Copyright: Estate of Sir Alfred Munnings, The Munnings Art Museum, Dedham, Essex Alfred James Munnings (1878-1959), Sun Chariot, Sir Gordon Richards Up, oil on canvas

6 JUNE 2015 – 18 OCTOBER 2015

This exhibition emerged from a group of Suffolk museums; Christchurch Mansion, Gainsborough’s House, Moyse’s Hall,

Suffolk is a county of picturesque villages, rolling countryside and expansive skies. It boasts a rich heritage of artists and creative people who take inspiration from the landscape and history that makes Suffolk a unique part of the country. Perhaps less well known are Suffolk’s museums and the great

National Horseracing Museum and The Red House, that hold great art in their collections who decided to celebrate this fact with an exhibition where masterpieces by Thomas Gainsborough and George Stubbs can be seen alongside works by modern British artists such as David Hockney and John Piper.

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Exciting new Gallery for Suffolk Set in the stunning Suffolk countryside, Mile Hill Gallery is just

which has been running successfully for over 20 years. As a

off the A12 between Kelsale and Yoxford and is the home of

painter Terry has a strong belief in drawing being the

professional artist Terry Jeffrey. Newly opened this year, the

backbone to good pictures. His work is fine without being fussy

gallery displays approximately forty paintings, housed in what

and has impressionist overtones, especially in his oils. Many of

was once a cart lodge. Tastefully converted, the gallery is made

his subjects feature barges on the Orwell during the annual

up of two large exhibition rooms. Terry can often be seen

matches. He enjoys commissions and has completed many

working and is happy to answer any questions you may have.

paintings of fine houses.

Terry's wife Margaret has carefully selected the display of fine bronzes, home and fashion accessories, jewellery and greetings cards. Access to the gallery is via a tree lined drive that cuts through two acres of gardens laid out to lawns, trees

Terry has exhibited in many galleries including the Royal Watercolour Society Open at the Bankside Gallery, London, Fermoy Gallery Kings Lynn, East of England Open. He has also held a one man show at the John Russell Gallery, Ipswich.

and shrubs. A better setting is hard to imagine. Terry and Margaret also own Shakespeare House Gallery in Dedham,

Mile Hill Gallery

Home of contemporary landscape paintings in oil & watercolour by local artist Terry Jeffrey

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Theatre & Film News

What the Butler Saw: Maddermarket Norwich Players bring the play What the Butler Saw to the Maddermarket Theatre, Norwich from June 25th-July 4th. First

Flamenco comes to Ipswich In a scintillating fusion of heartwrenching vocals, explosive

staged in 1969, What the Butler Saw was greeted with cries of 'filth' and 'shame' from the balcony; now it is considered the masterpiece of a comic genius. The play - by Joe Orton - follows

footwork and virtuoso guitar playing, Jaleo Flamenco return to

a lecherous psychiatrist's abortive attempt to seduce his new

Britain with their latest new stage show ‘A Compás’ at Ipswich Corn

secretary. Dr. Prentice, a psychiatric doctor in an exclusive,

Exchange on June 20th. The show is brimming over with the

private clinic, is attempting to interview (and seduce) an

intoxicating rhythms, palpable energy and joie de vivre which has

attractive would-be secretary, Geraldine. Untwistingly surprised

become synonymous with the company. ‘A Compás’ (in rhythm)

by his wife, he hides the girl. The affairs multiply as Mrs. Prentice,

charts an evocative musical journey through the diverse flamenco

being seduced and blackmailed by young bellhop Nicholas

regions of Andalusia in which some of Spain's finest award-winning

Beckett, has promised him the secretarial post. When a

artists combine their talents in a mesmerising tour de force to

government inspector arrives, chaos, underpants and cross-

produce a unique spectacle of universal appeal which

dressing lead the charge. The final tableau reveals "the missing

encapsulates the very essence of flamenco.

parts of Winston Churchill" held aloft as the curtain falls.

Lavenham’s Summer Shakespeare Tickets are now on sale for Lavenham Players' production of Twelfth Night which takes place amid the elegant surroundings of the beautiful Lavenham Hall from July 15th-18th. This open-air performance has evocative music that will transport you back in time to the roaring twenties, so expect a Charleston or three! The production is co-directed by Gemma Leggett and Penny Mills and follows the group's sell out last open-air Shakespeare production of Much Ado About Nothing. As one of William Shakespeare's most revered comedies, Twelfth Night is a joyful journey through the fictional land of Illyria, a place where 'Nothing that is so, is so...'. It is a bittersweet tale of contrasting emotions, weaving together several intriguing sub-plots of fools and madmen, brash drunkards and scheming servants, mourning matriarchs and confused twins, and of course that famous pair of yellow stockings! The result is a story that is both hilarious and thought-provoking in equal measure. For tickets go to: or call 0333 666 3366

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The Keeper’s Daughter Summer School Diss Corn Hall’s professional theatre company are going

school has helped me build a foundation for learning drama.

back to school!

Plus I’ve made some great friends. Sign up now.'

Over two intensive weeks, this summer, young actors have the

The company will then be swiftly moving to The Mix in

chance to work with The Keeper’s Daughter to create an

Stowmarket for their second summer school. This is a great

original adaptation of a classic Shakespeare text.

chance for young people in Mid-Suffolk to work with

The Keeper’s Daughter resident company at Diss Corn Hall- was set up by

professionals in the industry and experience devising their own promenade adaptation of Romeo and Juliet. Director Mark Finbow commented: 'Although I’m a fan of classical

LAMDA grad Mark Finbow and Warwick grad Emma Martin in their home county to use storytelling to stimulate imagination and nurture creative development within East Anglian communities. Following several years learning their trade by touring imaginative adaptations of classic novels to rural communities they now specialise in promenade and site specific work with young people that challenges convention and explores the performer/audience relationship. Their first issue based web series Justin Thyme: The anti-bullying web extravaganza will be

theatre I’m not a fan of traditional presentation. Theatre

released in Autumn

should reinvent and move forward, not stand still. Our events


are proof of that concept and we couldn’t be happier to be

This year’s Diss Summer

partnering up with Diss High School and The Mix.'

event will take place at

Each summer school is open for applications from young

the High School and will

actors aged 13 - 21 and costs £150 per student (which

be an immersive

includes 2 free performance tickets).

celebration of Shakespeare’s comedies. Rafael

Diss Summer School takes place from Monday July 27thSaturday August 8th.

Mendes Browne, Young

Stowmarket Summer School takes place between Monday

Company member said:

August 10th - Saturday August 22nd. For further information

'Mark and the team are

or to apply contact Mark Finbow on 07876 184 187 or email

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Jersey Boys are in town! Norwich Theatre Royal - July 7th-18th

inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame along the way and

The multi-award-winning Jersey Boys, seen by over 20 million

selling 175 million records worldwide – all before they were 30.

people worldwide, arrives in Norwich this July to remind audiences of the hit-making legend of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.

Interspersed with tales of the mob, the heartaches and the triumphs, are hit after legendary hit – Beggin’, Sherry, Walk Like A Man, December 1963 (Oh What a Night), Big Girls Don’t Cry,

Packed full of memorable songs, it tells the remarkable true

My Eyes Adored You, Let’s Hang On (To What We’ve Got), Bye

story of how four New Jersey boys from the wrong side of the

Bye Baby, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Working My Way Back to

tracks invented their own unique sound and rose to stardom as

You, Fallen Angel, Rag Doll and Who Loves You. Thirty-four of the

one of the most successful bands in pop music history, being

group’s hits are covered during the show and all the singing is live.


Tues 9 - Sun 28 June SHREK THE MUSICAL Big, bright musical comedy for all the family £8 - £45 Tues 30 June CLASSIC ROCK SHOW Top 20 greatest guitar riffs of all time £7 - £22 T H E AT R E ST R E E T, N O RW I C H N R 2 1 R L

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The Theatre’s adaptation visually reimagines the story for children aged 3-8 years with a magical mix of puppetry, visual tricks and masks. The show is designed and performed by Gretchen Maynard-Hahn who studied marionette carving and manipulation in Prague. Gretchen was part of the Theatre’s Christmas production team, making and performing one of the audience's favourite characters, Belle’s horse. The original music, composed for the show by Shane Connolly, transports the audience through the story with a foot tapping mix of percussion, accordion and clarinet.

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Norwich Puppet Theatre – July 25th - August 7th 2015 This summer Norwich Puppet Theatre’s new production Oddly premieres to Norfolk audiences before going on tour around the UK. The show is based on the much-loved children’s book written by local author Joyce Dunbar. The tale follows a little boy who meets some unusual creatures, the Lostlet, the Strangelet and the Oddlet. The new friends find a surprising way to make their hopes, dreams and wishes come true with the treasures they've discovered on their journey.

COMPETITION WIN A FAMILY TICKET TO SEE ODDLY ARTSeast has teamed up with Norwich Puppet Theatre to offer one lucky family the chance to win a family ticket to see Oddly. The prize is valid for either the 11am (baby friendly) or 2.30pm showing on August Bank Holiday (August 3rd) subject to availability. A family ticket is for four people. To be in with a chance of winning please email your name, address and telephone number to Closing date: June 22nd, usual terms and conditions apply.

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Coming up at The Riverside The Riverside, Woodbridge offers an exciting mix of cinema, live screenings and shows to appeal to a broad audience.

Carmen - Wednesday 1st July, 7.30pm. From the English National Opera, London Coliseum. Tickets: £15 A passionate tale of lust, seduction and

the opera’s most famous scene, Tell shoots an apple from his son’s head, a feat that inspires his countrymen to

betrayal, no other opera boasts as popular a following as Bizet’s Carmen. Set during the dying days of Franco’s Spain, Calixto Bieito’s acclaimed production of this must-see opera has been enjoyed by

with what promises to be a spectacular and thought-provoking production. Conductor: Antonio Pappano Sung in

audiences across Europe. Sensational mezzo-soprano Justina Gringyte leads the

La Bohème - Wednesday 10th June, 7.15pm. From the Royal Opera House. Tickets: £15 The most popular opera of all returns in one of The Royal Opera’s best loved staging, regularly revived since its opening night in 1974 – and now being seen for the very last time. John Copley’s keen stagecraft and loving attention to period and dramatic detail make his production a masterpiece of realism, while Julia Trevelyan Oman’s designs evoke the atmosphere of 19th-century Paris. Several of today’s greatest opera stars return to bid farewell to this sublime staging, notably Anna Netrebko as Mimì, and Joseph Calleja as her lover, Rodolfo. Israeli conductor Dan Ettinger conducts one of Puccini’s most emotional and melodious scores, in a revival that promises to go down in Royal Opera history.

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cast, alongside the internationally acclaimed tenor Eric Cutler as José, ENO Harewood Artist Eleanor Dennis as Micaëla and Leigh Melrose as the toreador Escamillo. Returning to the Coliseum to conduct this production is Sir Richard Armstrong. Carmen is sung and surtitled in English  Running time: 2hrs 45mins

William Tell - Sunday 5th July, 2.45pm. From the Royal Opera House. TIckets: £15 Opening with what is arguably the most exciting of all operatic overtures, Rossini’s final opera helped lay the foundations of the genre of French grand opéra that dominated European stages throughout the mid-19th century. The opera’s theme is liberty, as exemplified in the struggle against Austrian occupation led by the Swiss archer and patriot William Tell: in

Movies, Musicals and Memories - 16th - 20th June. Tickets from £9.50

The Company of Four are busy rehearsing for their extravagant Summer Show in support of the centenary celebration of the Riverside Theatre Woodbridge. With a cast of 70, Movies Musicals & Memories follows a musical journey through time.  A celebration from the days of silent movies in the 1920's to the present day, through song and dance giving a taste of famous film and musical shows through the decades. Linked with a light comedy scripted play that follows three experienced, but ageing chorus line characters desperate to audition and be a part of the show, Movies, Musicals and Memories is a show for all ages.

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Kid’s Corner: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds The beautiful Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds, tucked away in a quiet part of the town centre, is a real gem. I took my two children to see a performance of I Believe in Unicorns one Friday in May. I Believe in Unicorns - based on the children's book by Michael Morpurgo - was adapted by Daniel Jamieson and brought to life by Theatre Alibi.

I Believe in Unicorns

It was cleverly directed and beautifully acted and had both children - and myself - enthralled throughout the hour long performance. Both funny and touching in equal measure it was perfect for children and adults and I could have happily sat through it all over again. My children, aged 6 and 4, talked about it all of the way home and are still mentioning it now a week later. As a venue, Theatre Royal Bury is ideal for families. Set in the heart of the town, you can park close by and there are a range of snacks for sale. There are some great shows for kids coming up at the Theatre Royal over the next few months including Dr Longitude's Marvellous Imaginary Menagerie (July 29th), Pendragon (August 26th-29th) and the pantomime Jack & the Beanstalk (November 27th-Jan 10th 2016). And if that wasn't exciting enough, the first ever Children's Arts Festival - championed by the Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds is taking place from June 22nd to July 6th.

It tells the story of Tomas - a young boy who doesn't like books

Families and schools will be able to see some of the best

or stories. He was happier climbing mountains or tobogganing

professional work from across the UK at Theatre Royal, The Apex,

with his Dad. That was until the Unicorn Lady came to town

Conservatoire East and in schools across the region. Specially

and reeled him in with her irresistible magic tales…

crafted for children aged 3-11, and their families, there is an exciting range of shows and activities on offer including The

And, like Tomas, we were reeled in from the very start by the sheer quality of this production. With just four performers and a

Dragon Who Hates Poetry, Puss in Boots, Big Red Bath and Arabian Nights.

simple set they were able to weave a tale of stories, passion, relationships and the horrors of war.

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Since 2008, Kristina Rihanoff has lit up our TV screens on Strictly Come Dancing. Now, she's bringing some sparkle to Norwich in the production Puttin' On The Ritz‌..

Coffee & aChat Her sassy style made her one of the must-see stars of Strictly Come Dancing. And now Siberian beauty Kristina Rihanoff is set to bring her dance-floor prowess to Norwich as a hit 2014 show gets a new look 12 months on. Puttin’ On The Ritz wowed Norwich Theatre Royal audiences on its last visit with its mix of showbiz style and panache celebrating the golden era of movie musicals. Now the show is getting a revamp and reboot ahead of a summer return to the city on July 20-25th, and with a popular duo well known to fans of Saturday night TV at the top of the bill for 2015. Strictly Come Dancing duo Kristina Rihanoff and Robin Windsor demonstrate their fancy footwork in a number of special setpieces in what is sure to be a must-see show.

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Coffee & a Chat

It is the latest project for the ever- busy

Her media profile started to

Kristina who can’t wait to be a part of the

grow in 2007-8 when Kristina

production. 'It features some great music

got the chance to join the tour

which is fantastic to dance to, and it is a

of America’s version of Strictly

show that Robin and I are looking

entitled Dancing With The Stars

forward to,' she says. 'There is a lot of

before crossing the Atlantic the

style in the show and it will be great to

following year to join Strictly

perform in. We cannot wait.'


One of the great joys for Kristina will

Kristina’s UK debut also saw her

be to work with Ipswich-born Robin

paired up with political journalist

once again. 'We have been dancing

and TV presenter John Sergeant

together now for about five years.

who may not strike you as the

Starting to work with him was one of

perfect dance partner but Kristina

the best things that ever happened to me. We never argue and we really bring out the best in each other. When we get

loved every minute of performing with him. ‘Dancing with John was the best thing that could have

together, we really want to push the envelope and do the

happened,' she says. 'It can sometimes be difficult to make

best that we can,' says Kristina.

dancing interesting but he was a great sport and so much

Her current high-profile is a world away from her early life

fun. He does not take himself too seriously.'

growing up in the unforgiving Siberian climate. 'My dad was

And the show has become a big part of her life teaming up

a musician and there was always music in my household,'

with rap personality DJ Goldie, current Coronation Street star

recalls Kristina. 'I loved getting up and performing in front of

Jimi Mistry and top actor Colin Salmon in consecutive series

my parents. I did a little bit of dancing when I was young and

as well as being a part of the show’s hugely successful live

I was lucky enough to go off to a dance school to learn



Kristina may have taken to the floor alongside a host of fellow

Although she studied Standard dance, it was the emotion of

performers both amateur and professional but she says

the Latin style that really stirred her passion and, alongside a

discovering and holding on to that dancefloor chemistry is so

string of championships, she also started teaching at the

important. 'Strictly is a very full on experience and you need

tender age of 16.

to find a good rapport with another dancer because you

In 2001, she moved to Seattle in Washington where she turned professional competing all over the world from the

know you have to work closely together and you need to help them perform as well as you possibly can,' she explained.

traditional ornate setting of Blackpool Tower through to the

When it comes to rapport Kristina is over the moon to be

highly competitive South African Championships against

working with Robin again. 'There is nothing better than

some of the best in the world.

feeling 100 per cent comfortable with your dance partner and that is how I feel with Robin. He is the right partner for me and he is really special.' This bond looks certain to be celebrated when they take to the dancefloor in Norfolk. For tickets to Puttin' On The Ritz log onto or call 01603 630000

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Music News

Thetford Forest Gigs In early July High Lodge at Thetford Forest comes alive with a

Elvis Costello on Tour

series of high profile gigs taking place as part of Forest Live. The

Following the success of his solo shows, Elvis Costello has

Script rock the forest on July 2nd with superstar Sam Smith

announced a 21-date UK tour called ‘Detour' which comes to

wowing the crowds the following night on July 3rd. Paloma Faith

Cambridge Corn Exchange on June 18th. Costello’s solo shows

returns to the forest on July 4th after her sell out forest tour of

have been some of the most adventurous of his illustrious

2013 followed by the uniquely talented Tom Odell on July 5th.

career. This past year has seen him hit the stage of the

Income generated from ticket sales is spent on protecting,

legendary Paris venue, l‘Olympia and the Bela Bartok National

improving and expanding England's forests and woodlands for

concert Hall in Budapest. Whatever the venue, this is not a

people and wildlife.

show to be missed.

RPO: Celebration of the Sea 350 years after the English Naval victory at the Battle of Lowestoft, join the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra as they celebrate all things nautical on July 3rd at the town's Marina Theatre. Led by popular English conductor Nicholas Cleobury, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performs rousing renditions of the Overtures to Gilbert and Sullivan favourites The Pirates of Penzance and HMS Pinafore. Up-beat and jovial tributes to Naval history continue with music from Vaughan Williams’ Sea Songs, Elgar’s Sea Pictures and Coates’ By the Sleepy Lagoon, which invokes the tranquil peace of being by the sea. This theme continues with Binge’s Sailing By, which is noted for being played every night on BBC Radio 4 before the late Shipping Forecast. Closing the concert is English composer Henry Wood’s tribute to the sea shanties of the Victorian era; from fast paced jigs to the calm before the storm.

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Kaiser Chiefs rock Newmarket Brit Award-winning, multimillion selling Kaiser Chiefs - lead by

glory. Whether you fancy a flutter or a dance with friends and

BBC1’s ‘The Voice’ coach Ricky Wilson - will be bringing their

family the event is certain to be an odds on favourite for all,

formidable live show to Newmarket Racecourse on July 31st.

with tickets starting at only £24.

The band first shot to recognition in 2005 for breakout hit ‘I Predict A Riot’, followed by hits including ‘Oh My God’, ‘Everyday


I Love You Less and Less’ and 2007’s #1 ‘Ruby’. They released their latest LP, ‘Education, Education, Education & War’ last year, smashing into the #1 spot on the UK album chart on release. The record became their second #1 long play, following 2007’s ‘Yours Truly Angry Mob’ and became their fifth top 10 album. ‘An Evening At The Races’ presented by The Jockey Club Live offers a value for money experience unlike any other this summer. Alongside incredible headlining performances by the likes of Kylie and Kaiser Chiefs, the action kicks off earlier in the evening with 6 races - giving fans the chance to witness up close powerful equine athletes who are stars in their own right,

WIN KAISER CHIEFS TICKETS ARTSeast has teamed up with The Jockey Club Live to offer one lucky reader two tickets to see Kaiser Chiefs live at Newmarket on July 31st. To enter, email your name, address and telephone number to Closing date: June 22nd, usual terms and conditions apply.

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Celebrating the 4th of July! Sheringham and Cromer Choral Society are going all

Gershwin songs including excerpts from Porgy and Bess and

American this July with two exciting events in north Norfolk.

popular standards such as I got rhythm and Someone to

On Saturday July 4th, Independence Day, they have a Garden

Watch over me. And the orchestra will play the Largo from

Party at Mannington Hall by kind invitation of Lord and Lady

Dvorak’s New World Symphony. It has become something of a

Walpole. The grounds will be open from 2pm to 5pm for you

tradition for SCCS summer gala concerts to include an

to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Mannington Gardens.

extended interval so that performers and audience can enjoy a

Tea and cake will be provided. There will be music throughout

picnic on the lawns outside the theatre. What better way to

the afternoon. The choir will sing on two occasions and there

spend a summer Sunday evening?! Wine (by the glass or

will be incidental piano music from Geoff Cummings-Knight

bottle) will be available from the bar. For more information visit

all with an Americana flavour as befits the day.

Almost certainly the choir will provide one or two “tasters” to

Ticket Information: Independence Day Garden Party tickets £10

come from their Summer Americana Gala concert at the Auden

(£5 children under 14) ADVANCE PURCHASE ONLY from

Theatre the following weekend, Sunday July 12th at 6.30pm.

Mannington Hall Box Office Telephone 01263 584175 Email

This concert will provide a sumptuous tour of 20th Century

American music ranging from Negro Spirituals from Michael Tippet’s A Child of our Time to Samuel Barber’s Agnus Dei (choral version of his famous Adagio) and lots of lovely George

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Summer Americana Gala Concert tickets £15 (students £12 UNDER 18’s FREE) from The Auden Theatre Box Office 01263 713444 Email

Music Navarra String Quartet

A Perfect Sunday Afternoon It’s a regular feature of summers in East Suffolk that the

music in the season, but five centuries are represented,

mediaeval church in the peaceful village of Cratfield, inland

including some ‘big names’ – Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven,

from the A12 but close to Halesworth and Yoxford, hosts a

Brahms and Suffolk’s own Britten. The church seats just over

series of six Sunday afternoon concerts of chamber music.

200, so every concertgoer feels close to the performers, who

Now in their twenty-eighth year, the concerts are run by a

often say how well the Cratfield audience listens. A special

charity, which specially encourages young professional

feature of each concert is the tea interval, where parish helpers

performers. ‘We aim for variety across each season and a

offer delicious home-made cakes.

mixture of familiar and unfamiliar works in each concert,’ says Chairman Philip Britton. ‘This year, there are three string quartet concerts (but the Badke bring with them Professor Roger Parker for a lecture-recital on Haydn and Beethoven, and the Cavaleri bring Bart LaFollette as the extra cello for the Schubert Quintet). We also have a rare example of a concert by a piano quartet.'

Concerts at Cratfield A twenty-eighth season of Sunday afternoon concerts in East Suffolk Sunday 5 July 3.00 pm

If a season can have a ‘wild card’, there is the second concert in 2015, where the singers of Gallicantus – never heard in concert in Suffolk before, but with a highly praised catalogue of CDs – open a window into Tudor polyphony. This is the earliest

Visontay-Walton-Johnson Piano Trio beethoven, peter maxwell davies, haydn, ravel Sunday 19 July 3.00 pm Gallicantus

sw e e t l a m e n t s o f t h e e n g l i s h r e n a i s sa n c e Motets by Byrd, Sheppard, Tallis, Whyte Sunday 2 August 3.00 pm Navarra String Quartet

Aquinas Piano Trio

vasks, ravel, britten Sunday 16 August 3.00 pm Aquinas Piano Trio & Sarah-Jane Bradley viola

mozart, walter piston, brahms Sundy 30 August 3.00 pm

Professor Roger Parker FBA & the Badke Quartet Lecture-recital: Vienna 1800 haydn & beethoven Sunday 13 September 3.00 pm Cavaleri Quartet &

Bartholomew LaFollette cello mozart, szymanowski, schubert Booking opened in April: some tickets remaining for all concerts Box Office and information 01728 603 077 June 2015 | 31


Cambridge Early Music Their summer season gets underway with the exciting ensemble Fantasticus from the Netherlands who perform music by Buxtehude, Bertali, Schmelzer, Pandolfi Mealli and Jenkins – composers who pushed the boundaries of form, technique and convention (Sunday June 21st). They are also thrilled to welcome Emma Kirkby (soprano) and Jakob Lindberg (lute) who explore songs of the late Renaissance and early Baroque inspired by Classical literature (Sunday July 12th). From Theseus and Ariadne to Dido and Aeneas, the great duo

Emma Kirkby

explores this period of significant musical output through the music of Dowland, D’India, Purcell, Ferrabosco and more. The season concludes with Stile Antico who return to Cambridge in their tenth anniversary year to perform a magical programme of music written for the final monastic service of the day – from

Cambridge Early Music CONCERTS SUMMER 2015

exquisitely simple hymns to breathtakingly complex webs of polyphony, and culminating in John Taverner’s thrilling votive antiphon, Ave Dei patris filia (Saturday August 15th). Full details and booking:


Sunday 21 June, 3.00pm Buxtehude, Bertali, Schmelzer, Pandolfi Mealli and Jenkins

Emma Kirkby & Jakob Lindberg


The Parley of Instruments Sunday 2 August, 4.00pm J. S. Bach and his Circle

The Parley of Instruments

Wednesday 5 August, 8.00pm J. S. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No.2

Students of the Baroque Summer School Saturday 8 August, 7.30pm J. S. Bach B Minor Mass (excerpts)


Sunday 9 August, 4.00pm Cantare, Sonare e Ballare

The Intrepid Academy

Wednesday 12 August, 8.00pm Il Divino e Sacro Collegio

Students of the Renaissance Summer School

Friday 14 August, 7.30pm A musical Grand Tour of the city states of 16th-century Italy

Box Office 01223 847330

Stile Antico

Saturday 15 August,7.30pm Music for Compline ΞDÄ‚ĆŒÄ?Ĺ˝Ĺ˝ĆŒĹ?Ĺ?ĆŒÄžÇ€Äž

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A Broadland home for the Arts St Lawrence's Church was in a near derelict state when it was rescued and lovingly restored in the 1990s. Today the St Lawrence's Centre for Training and the Arts is a very special venue for arts events in South Walsham hosting exhibitions, concerts and workshops.

Saturday July 11th - Will Fergusson and friends: Latin Spectacular! A white-knuckle off-road ride through South America and the Caribbean featuring bravura piano

Upcoming concerts:

showpieces by Ginastera and

Saturday June 6th - Vocality.

Villa-Lobos, Argentine tango from Piazzolla, sambas and bosses

A vocal ensemble of twelve experienced singers including Mark

from Brazil, red-hot Cuban salsa

and Jill from Upton, many of whom often perform as soloists

and even the occasional calypso.

with other choirs. This versatile ensemble has established a

Without taking the foot off the gas.

strong reputation for the high musical quality and infectious enjoyment of its performances, offering audiences something for all musical tastes. Vocality will present an exciting mix of

Concert tickets can be pre-booked. Please call 01603 270139 or go to

classical vocal repertoire.

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Deutsche Philharmonie Merck Alison Balsom Sir Willard White/Patricia Bardon Festival Chorus – Beethoven Mi ssa Solemn is Doric String Quartet/Brett Dean Skampa Quartet/Melvyn Tan Classico Latino Wihan/Allegri String Quartets – Mendelssohn Oc t et

Tim Kliphuis Trio Cellophony For a free brochure: or 01223 894161 FIND US ON:

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Arts Council


The New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich are thrilled to announce their success in the recent round of Arts Council Strategic touring programme applications.

They will lead on a new disability and diversity initiative named Ramps on the Moon - a ground-breaking touring project that signals a step change in disability arts provision in the UK and will reframe the way theatre by and for disabled people is made and seen. The six year project has received a total of ÂŁ2.3m to fund the first 3 years of the project. Ramps on the Moon will bring together a collaborative network of seven National portfolio organisation theatres including New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich and strategic partner Graeae Theatre Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Nottingham Playhouse, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse and Sheffield Theatres. The network, which spans the country, includes theatres that are committed

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to offering opportunities to disabled people by putting

Disabled people are at the heart of this project – artists will

disabled artists and audiences at the centre of their

be integrated into casts in a variety of ways such as using

programmes, to help the mainstreaming of disability arts and

sign language, screen projections and live audio descriptions


– and organisations will reach out to and develop disabled

Each venue will co-produce shows over consecutive years,

audiences in each area and beyond.

aiming to give all the organisations direct experience at

It is an exciting example of the arts sector taking a lead in

working with disabled artists and learning how to develop

prioritising investment, training and development for disabled

disabled audiences. This will teach each theatre how to

artists and audiences.

integrate disabled people into everything they do going forward, create a collaborative circuit of regional theatres and tackle the current low levels of attendance by disabled audiences.

Sarah Holmes, Chief Executive of the New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich says: 'This is an incredible funding offer which will enable the first 3 years of an important 6 year project to take root. It will ensure that this network of regional theatres gets

The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich is a leader in disability arts

to grips with embedding actors and other D/deaf and

provision. They work closely with disabled people, recruiting

disabled creative artists into our practise alongside

disabled artists to help shape their programme, participation

developing what accessible theatre looks like to our D/deaf

and customer service, to make everything about the theatre

and disabled audiences and participants. Our work, in mid-

more accessible. Along with co-producers Graeae - who

scale theatre, will be enhanced by the creative richness that

delivered the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympics - New

D/deaf and disabled professionals can contribute, and will

Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich will share its knowledge and experience

help the industry to uncover a wealth of new audiences who

with its partner NPOs and the wider sector, to ensure that the

think that theatre isn’t for them.'

project will offer opportunities to disabled people across England and affect long term change in the sector.

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What’s On

COMING SOON TO CINEMA CITY Situated in the heart of Norwich, Cinema City offers film lovers the chance to enjoy a wide range of films in a beautiful

beautiful medieval backdrop of his beautiful home town of


Maastricht, in The Netherlands. As always, André is joined by

From Friday July 3rd


his famous Johann Strauss Orchestra, his sopranos, tenors and some very special guests. The Maastricht concerts are André's most popular concerts of the year and 2015 is shaping up to be his biggest and most spectacular concert ever to be screened in cinemas.

Friday July 24th, 8.30pm

PRIDE + LIVE Q&A WITH MIKE JACKSON Asif Kapadia’s Amy Winehouse film is a tragic masterpiece. The director of Senna documents Amy’s childhood in Southgate, north London, to her death from alcohol poisoning in 2011. The film mixes audio from new interviews with Amy’s parents, childhood friends and her ex-husband, Blake FielderCivil, with archive footage.

From Friday July 10th


On the eve of Norwich Pride, we’re delighted to welcome Mike Jackson, co-founder of Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners, for a post-screening Q&A hosted by Nick O'Brien, Chair of Norwich Pride 2015. We hope you can join us for what promises to be a very special evening.

COMPETITION In the late 1960s, the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson (played by Paul Dano) stops touring, produces "Pet Sounds" and begins to lose his sanity. By the 1980s, Wilson (played by John Cusack), under the sway of a controlling therapist, finds a


saviour in Melinda Ledbetter.

Sunday July 19th, 2pm

To enter please email the answer to the following question, plus your name, address and phone number to


Q. In what year is Pride set?

Affectionately known as 'The King of Waltz', André performs

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Art at the Minster During the Great Yarmouth Arts Festival 2015 there will be an Art Exhibition in the Minster, open daily between 10am. and 4.30pm from Saturday June 6th until Sunday June 14th. Five societies are taking part in the Exhibition, with new works by many of the region's talented artists in all fields. The East Anglian Group of Marine Artists, Great Yarmouth Guild of Artists, Great Yarmouth & District Society of Artists and Great Yarmouth Photographic Society will be displaying artworks, most of which will be available for sale, and the Quill Writing Group will showcase their members' poetry talents. Among the societies' members are artists who have exhibited in London and across the UK: Margaret Carver (Society of Artists), Raymond Leech (Maritime Group) and Vivienne Rainsbury (Guild of Artists), who is exhibiting in the Wildlife Artist of the Year (Mall Galleries, London) in July.

GUILD GALLERY 67 – 70 Victoria Arcade Great Yarmouth. A fine collection of original paintings and crafts, prints and greetings cards. Open Monday – Saturday 10am – 4pm. The Guild Gallery is run by and for members of the Gt Yarmouth Guild of Artists & Craftsmen. For more information, please telephone

01493 440972

Great Yarmouth


festival 2015


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Celebrating the Arts in Southwold Last year the first ever Southwold Arts Festival was held and it was a huge success attracting thousands of visitors over eight days of music, theatre, comedy, poetry and art. The second Southwold Arts Festival is about to take place beginning on Saturday 27th June and there is an exciting programme featuring well known names including jazz singer Clare Teal; BBC Political Editor Nick Robinson who will be signing his new book, Poet Roger McGough, Jeffrey Holland from ‘Hi Di Hi’ presenting his one man show of Stan Laurel, entertainer Roy Hudd and from Canada the celebrated folk harmony band ‘The Good Lovelies’. Throughout the Festival there will be three or four events every day with something to please everyone. A unique art exhibition will celebrate the life of the prolific illustrator Reg Carter and the opening Street Event will include stalls, entertainers, bands and dance troupes with the festival being opened by its patron Emma Freud OBE. This year the festival will be showcasing some very talented young musicians including Olivia Castle, David Massey, Penelope Carter, Thea Butterworth and Hugo Hymas. There will be a comedy evening and theatre including Kepow’s ‘Seven Ages’, White Cobra’s ‘Shakespeare Revue’ and Alan Bennett’s ‘Talking Heads’ with Deborah Kelly. There are also productions from Jill Freud and friends, an afternoon with Denis King and Sidi Scott’s production celebrating Joyce Grenfell’s ‘Letters from Aldeburgh’. Many of the events are already selling out so please book your tickets soon and enjoy a week of wonderful artistic diversity in this delightful coastal town. Tickets online at or via the box office: 01502 722572.

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Clare Teal

Roy and Debbie Hudd

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Think Green and have fun! Fairhaven’s popular Green Festival is back and is once again set to be a full days entertainment. A celebration of all things green, festival favourites include Stevie Spuds Juggling School, live music with the HeHews, up close and personal

or sit back and relax at the Glade with a glass of something cold whilst the children create ‘Greenmen’ faces. The event takes place throughout the whole garden so be sure to wear your walking shoes! hawking experience, lots of lovely local produce, and ‘have a go’ sailing and canoeing opportunities. Of course with this being a great green event you can get advice on green living and energy use, find out more about some of our local conservation charities, indulge in a spot of shopping for rural crafts, grab yourself a bargain at the second-hand book stall

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Gates open at 10am and close at 5pm. Entry: Adults £6.20, Concessions £5.70, Children £3.65, Dogs 25p. Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden, School Road, South Walsham, Norwich, NR13 6DZ For more information visit

What’s On

What’s On – Here’s a quick look at what’s coming up in our region. If

Gallery. Richard Bawden will be in the Gallery on June 12th.

you’d like an event, show, exhibition, performing arts

Open daily 10 am to 5 pm.

class, festival, talk or anything else arts-related included in our listings section, please get in touch. Each listing costs just £15 (no VAT) and you can pay by cheque to Falcon Publications or by PayPal to

June 20th-21st - Artists around Sudbury Trail as part of Suffolk Open Studios. Come and visit the artists in their studios and see them at work. A great way to spend a weekend. Visit

If you’d prefer to pay by BACS online, call 01379 415002 for account details. To submit a listing, email details to

THEATRE & FILM We need details 8 weeks before the date of the event to guarantee inclusion.

June 12th - Stand-up Poetry Club with the talented Luke Wright.


Tickets: or on 01379 652241

Support by poet and singer Jemima Foxtrot. Diss Corn Hall.

June 11th - Fairport Convention, originators of British folk-rock, head to Norwich Arts Centre as part of their Spring Tour which features all five original members. Tickets: or call 01603 660352 June 25th - With three consecutive top 5 albums and three sold-out tours, The Overtones bring their re-working of a classic sound to contemporary audiences. Ipswich Regent. Tickets: / 01473 433100 June 26th - American funk, soul and jazz composer and vibraphone player Ron Ayers is appearing at Epic Studios,

June 17th - Meet Tommy Atkins by Beyond Eternity Productions at The Granary Theatre, Wells-next-the-Sea. Brand new, astonishing solo show which takes the audience through one man's experience of the war. Tickets: / 01328 710193 June 28th - Beyond Belief: A Night of Magic, Illusion & Comedy at The Regal Theatre, Stowmarket. Tickets: or call 01449 612825


Norwich. 8pm. Tickets are available on 01603 727727 or at

June 19th-28th - Ipswich Jazz Festival offers a mix of live

music performance, films, art and workshops at venues across


the Ipswich. To download a brochure go to

June 9th - July 6th - Samuel Thomas unveils a selection of uplifting summer time North-Norfolk inspired pop-art paintings and limited edition prints. The Last Picture show, 9 Cromer

June 5th-14th - Great Yarmouth Arts Festival. Music, visual arts, theatre, film, heritage, workshops and a neighbourhood carnival.

Road, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 6EU 10am-4pm.

July 3rd-5th - WoW Music Festival is acoustic, roots, ska, bluegrass and everything in between mixed up with a bit of

June 12th-17th - Richard Bawden - Artist, Printmaker, Designer. Also work by 20 other contemporary and mid-century Modern

swing. Woolsey Bridge Fields, near Diss. To find out more or book tickets go to

British Artists, plus books, ceramics and fabrics at Aldeburgh

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The Captivating Cathedral City of Ely

Home to one of the most magnificent cathedrals in England,

Its 12th century Norman Cathedral is visible for miles around

the Cambridgeshire city of Ely lies nestled in the Fen

and offers the chance for visitors to soak up its beautiful


architecture and historical significance.

Historically one of the main facets of Ely's economy was eel

Ely is also famed for once being the home of Oliver Cromwell

fishing in the surrounding fens and it's believed the city derives

who lived in the city for ten years. Today you can visit his house

its name from this practice. It was also famous as a centre for

and discover just what life was like for Cromwell and his family

pottery with 'Babylon ware' being the name given to pottery

in seventeenth century Ely. Museum lovers will also delight in

from one particular area of the city.

The Stained Glass Museum - to be found inside the Cathedral itself - and Ely Museum which tells the city's history inside a former Gaol. Ely has a vibrant arts scene with a range of galleries and festivals to suit everyone. Highlights include the Isle of Ely Arts Festival and the Ely Folk Festival. The City has a beautiful riverside area which is home to the region's largest antiques centre, plus a range of eateries and places to relax. So whether you want to soak up the city's history and culture or just wander through its picturesque streets, Ely makes for a perfect day out.

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East Anglia’s Wonder of the Medieval World Located in Cambridgeshire, Ely Cathedral is widely

Their long standing tradition of music continues today with

acknowledged as one of the Wonders of the Medieval World.

their residential choristers, who are a key attraction at daily

At the heart of the life of this magnificent building is a daily

services and Evensong. The boys are currently working hard on

pattern of prayer, worship and music. However, over the years,

the next big music event, ‘I got Gershwin’- Summer Swing

this magnificent Cathedral has been one of the leaders of its

Concert, on June 13th. This celebration of Jazz includes the

kind by diversifying into areas such as film location, private

big band sound of 78RPM, jazz soloist and the massed voices

hire, corporate hospitality and exhibition venue as well as

of Ely Cathedral Choirs, Ely Cathedral Octagon Singers, The Ely

constantly exploring new avenues to generate much needed

Imps, Ely Choral Society and Youth Choirs coming together on

income to allow visitors to continue enjoying its unique

one stage to perform jazz favourites including Let’s Face the

history and heritage.

Music and Dance, I got Gershwin, Luck be a Lady Tonight and

The arts and music have been an integral part of the Cathedral

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community for centuries and Ely Cathedral is increasingly

For more information on visiting Ely Cathedral and

developing a reputation of excellence in the world of art,

forthcoming events and attractions visit

hosting many exhibitions and world class concerts in its busy events calendar.

Photo: Geoff Pugh

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A Hidden Treasure

Crowned Female Head, c.1440-60. Unknown artist, Norwich.

One of the most inspiring medieval

everyone, from bold 13th-century

Cathedrals in Europe, Ely Cathedral is

scenes showing the lives of the saints,

surrounded by medieval monastic

to exquisite Burne-Jones angels made

buildings and parkland.The building

by Morris & Co. and modern abstract

has been a prominent film location for

glass by pioneering artist John Piper.

Elizabeth:The Golden Age,The Other

The collection demonstrates the

Boleyn Girl, and The Kings Speech.

stylistic development of stained glass

The Stained Glass Museum is a little-known national treasure within Ely Cathedral. Founded to rescue and preserve stained glass windows from loss or destruction, today the Museum’s

and its use throughout history. Visitors can experience this unique art at close quarters and learn about the techniques of making stained glass.

main gallery displays a fine collection of stained glass from the

medieval to the modern period. There is something for

Photo reproduced with kind permission from The Stained Glass Museum

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A Celebration of the Arts For 33 days this June and July the Isle of Ely becomes a hotbed of art and performance with entertainment for all ages. Kicking off on June 10th with Swaffham Bulbeck Summer Theatre and closing with Ely’s own boutique Folk Festival on Sunday July 12th, festival organisers have a superb line-up in store. Festival highlights this year include the Reduced Shakespeare Company in The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) from London’s West End. Join these madcap men in tights live on stage at Ely Maltings, on Saturday June 27th as

international comedians without the rude bits.

they weave their wicked way through all 37 plays in one wild

The Babylon Gallery, Ely features a taster show from East

hilarious 97 minute ride. There’s more comedy in store as

Cambridgeshire Open Studios followed by the Gallery’s biggest

Comedy4kids comes to Isleham and Little Downham with

ever Open Summer Exhibition, with a chance for visitors to

cracking entertainment from some of the best UK and

browse, buy and discuss the works on show. Visual arts, music, theatre and outdoor cinema are on offer from Haddenham Galleries. There’s a chance to get involved with free art workshops, a Youth Poetry Slam, two youth showcase events, music masterclasses with Ely Sinfonia and a creative writing workshop from The Field Theatre Company. Performers from the Lantern Dance Theatre Company will be working with dance professionals STOPGAP dance leading to an innovative new piece.

Festival highlights include… Reduced Shakespeare Company, ComedyClub4Kids, Outdoor films & theatre, Music, Dance, Art Exhibitions & Workshops… and much, much more. Pick up a brochure from outlets throughout the District. 46 |

You can check out the full programme online or pick up a free brochure at outlets throughout the District. Tickets to highlight events from the ADeC box office Tel: 01353 616991 and online, tickets for other events available direct from individual promoters.

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Spotlight on........Paul Trepte Here we chat to the Director of Music at beautiful Ely Cathedral

How long have you been Director of Music at Ely Cathedral and how did you come to fill the position? I followed Dr Arthur Wills when he retired back in 1989. Before that I was organ scholar at New College, Oxford scholar and then assistant organist at Worcester cathedral. I subsequently became Director of Music at St Mary’s Collegiate Church, Warwick and then at St Edmundsbury Cathedral before I auditioned for my present job. I had to wait a full eighteen months between the announcement of my promotion to Ely and actually taking up the post!

What makes Ely and its Cathedral so special? The building is a miracle in stone. I make a point of entering it each morning through the main West door to remind myself of just how lucky I am to be able to make music in such surroundings. I love the mystery of the cathedral – especially

which is often very challenging they accept that without

when the city is covered in the autumn mists. There are so

question and just get on with the job. Adult colleagues feature

many places within it to perform, but a special treat is the

more in the rest of my day (especially meetings!) and I find I

Lady Chapel with its wonderful echo. You have to be careful

am constantly looking forward to 5pm when the full choir

about music choices in such an acoustic. Quick and complex

assembles to rehearse and sing evensong.

does not really work in there, but meditative music comes alive.

Please can you tell us about your typical working day?

What has been your highlight so far at the Cathedral? It would be easy to pick out a particular foreign tour, concert or broadcast, but the real highlights tend to come in the cold

Most of my days begin by rehearsing the boy choristers at

weather seasons when there are only a few people in the

8am. They are all boarders at King’s Ely, and they are lively and

congregation, yet the choir sings so confidently so as to

keen at that time of day. They make me laugh a lot – despite

produce the tingle factor - an aural glimpse of heaven. At such

the hard work which they accept as a normal and natural part

times the singing can match the architecture which was also

of their lives. If you tell children they can cope with music

devised to be a glimpse of heaven.

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30 years of Ely Folk Festival What’s so special about Ely Folk Festival? For one thing it delivers on its claim to deliver top quality music in an intimate family-friendly environment; for another it’s celebrating 30 years of hosting great festivals this July – and goodness what a celebration is planned.

Artisan, Hut People, Nancy Kerr & The Sweet Visitor Band, Luke Jackson, Gavin Davenport Band, top ceilidh band Whapweasel, and local Ely resident and songwriter Boo Hewerdine & friends. The festival is also hosting its Local Bands Showcase on Friday

Eliza Carthy, one of the most exciting and innovative British folk

evening with acts including Chuck Cash & The Fenland

artists, will headline the festival with her supergroup The

Cowboys, Daniel Nestlerode & the Broadside Boys.

Wayward Band. Eliza, daughter of English folk music greats Martin Carthy and Norma Waterson, is quite simply one of the most dazzling and recognised folk musicians of a generation. The Wayward band is bursting with some of the finest performers of our times.

The festival site is located on the edge of Ely and is a hive of activity with fabulous kids activities, performance workshops and ceilidhs, music sessions, a real ale bar, craft and food stalls. Morris sides perform on the festival site and around Ely over the festival weekend including a colourful Saturday

In addition, the line-up includes Scottish folk rock band

morning morris procession along the High Street. Camping

Oysterband, the New Essex Bluegrass Band, the Demon Barber

facilities are available and a free shuttle bus service makes it

XL show, folk poet extraordinaire Les Barker, Steve Tilston,

easy to get into Ely city centre.

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